Commerce Kicks Off Probe Into Chlorine From China, Japan

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 8:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday launched anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations into imports of chlorine compounds from Japan and China in response to a complaint that the chemicals were selling in the U.S. for unfairly low prices.

The announcement came two weeks after the U.S. International Trade Commission decided to open its own inquiry into allegations from Occidental Chemical Corp. and Clearon Corp. that their business was being eroded by chlorinated isocyanurates brought in from China, which allegedly subsidized them, and Japan, whose sellers...
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